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Toun Okewale Sonaiya

1 Apr
As Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, clamour for more women representation in elective positions is increasing, even as women activists bemoaned the refusal of the National Assembly to include five key gender bills in the Electoral Act of 2022.
10 Oct 2020
Demand Accountability Around Monetary, Material Distribution President of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF), Mufuliat Fijabi and CEO, Women’s Radio, Toun Okewale-Sonaiya have lent their voices to women groups that have decried the poor representation of women in the distribution of cash and relief items to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent…
2 May 2020
With a population of over 200 million people taking into consideration available resources to government and our level of preparedness, I will say we’ve fared fairly.
19 Oct 2019
CEO, Women Radio 91.7, Toun Okewale Sonaiya, has applauded the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun over his recent declaration that his cabinet will have up to 50 percent women representation.
18 Apr 2019
Chief Executive Officer of WFM 91.7, Toun Okewale-Sonaiya, has commended the Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, for choosing a woman with character...
16 Mar 2019
CEO of Women Radio 91.7, Toun Okewale-Sonaiya has congratulated President Buhari on emerging victorious in last month’s presidential elections...
16 Feb 2019
Women in media have been urged to be willing teachers and students and to ensure they get compensated for the work they put in at the Women in Media hangout organised by the Women In Media Development Initiative. The maiden Lagos edition which held in Ikeja with women from media across the board including print,…
2 Feb 2019
Women Radio 91.7, with support from UNWomen, have stepped up advocacy for protecting Nigerian women, calling on Nigerians to shun violence against women...
30 Jul 2018
As the 2019 general elections draw near, some organisations across the country, including Women Radio FM 91.7, Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF), Women In Politics Forum (WIPF) and others have advocated for gender equality in political participation.
6 Jan 2018
My biggest expectation for 2018 is to have a business focused thriving economy. We’ve read and heard of the various economic recovery policy implementations but it’s pertinent to start seeing the results of these reforms on our dining tables....
3 Dec 2016
Toun Okewale Sonaiya is a media entrepreneur and broadcaster who has practised in Nigeria and London. Her WFM 91.7 is the first women-centric radio station in West Africa.

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NDLEA has arrested a Brazilian-returnee with pellets of cocaine concealed in his private parts. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by NDLEA’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi. Babafemi stated that the suspect was arrested at the arrival hall of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. He stated…
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World leaders mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin's tough-man image at a G7 lunch in Germany on Sunday, joking about whether they should strip down to shirtsleeves -- or even less. "Jackets on? Jackets off? Do we take our coats off?" British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked as he sat down at the table in Bavaria's…
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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the recruitment of additional 500 corps into the State Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, on Sunday in Ibadan. The statement indicated that Makinde announced the approval…
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NDLEA has arrested a suspected drug kingpin at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA), Lagos for allegedly behind attempts to export 40 parcels of Methamphetamine to London. NDLEA’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated in Abuja on Sunday that the suspect was arrested on Saturday after three weeks of painstaking investigation and tracking…
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The police in Tuckahoe, New York, United States have found the body of a former Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Ejeviome Otobo, who was last seen in his neighbourhood on June 15, 2022. The Tuckahoe Police Department on June 19 announced in a Facebook post that Etobo was missing and requested information from the public. The 70-year-old…